Common Window Film Myths Dispelled

4 Most Common Myths About Window Film

Window Film is an invention that is nearly everywhere in our lives but often misunderstood. You may be surprised to know that window film is in many places you frequent protecting and keeping you comfortable–but nearly invisible so you don’t even know it is there. From bars to banks and schools to stadiums this state of the art technology is part of a well-implemented plan by businesses and/ or homeowners to improve their quality of life and save themselves money. However, there are also many misconceptions surrounding it as well. So to give you an idea of just how powerful window tinting is below we have outlined the four most common myths in hopes that by dispelling them, we will give you a better understanding of this incredible amenity and why it may be good for your Salt Lake City home.

Window Film Myth 1: Window Film Will Never Come Off

Actually, window film is one of the simplest home improvements to remove. It has low to no toxicity and is applied with a simple water-soluble adhesive in most cases. This means it can be both applied and removed in as little as one day!

Window Film Myth 2: Window Film Will Hurt Windows

Window film is incredibly harmless. This is because it is applied with a non-toxic water-based adhesive; while durable it is easily peeled off by a professional. So, if you decide you want to change or remove your window film, a hassle-free removal is just a call away. Someone like Window Film Salt Lake City will be able to remove it without leaving a trace.

Window Film Myth 3: Window Film Will Darken Windows

Window film has come a long way over the last 50+ years. The days of dark, dingy window film are gone and here to stay is the age of perfect clarity. Today’s window films work to absorb or reflect the harmful UV rays of the sun rather than block them, letting through 100% of visible light and leaving you the view you live here for.

Window Film Myth 4: Window Film Is Very Expensive

Window film is one of the most cost-effective home improvements you can do. In fact, its ROI is so quick that it pays for itself in as little as three years. Up to 30% of utilities monthly saved is the driving force behind this. This savings, plus all the benefits that come with window film, make this home improvement on your Salt Lake City home a good investment.

If we managed to dispel even one of your notions about window tinting and you have more questions or are interested in window film for your Salt Lake City home, contact us today for a free consultation and get going living a more comfortable life.

Mike Kinsey and his team have been installing window film in the Salt Lake City area for over fifteen years. As the head of operations at Window Film Salt Lake City, Mike has overseen hundreds of commercial and residential window tinting projects in Ogden, Provo, Park City, St. George, Sandy, and the Salt Lake metro area, accounting for over 250,000 sq. ft. of film installed. Equipped with an extensive background in construction and project management, Mike brings a unique perspective to every install. His familiarity with all the various types of window film and top brands allows him to recommend a solution for nearly any architectural concern. With certifications from 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education and a breadth of experience, Mike is regarded as one of the top professionals in his field.